WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. -- Archbishop Stepinac High School announced that Patrick Massaroni has been named the new varsity head basketball coach.
Massaroni, who most recently had been the head varsity B Basketball coach at Stepinac (2012-2015), will take the position effective immediately. He succeeds Steve Herman, who recently stepped down.
He is a 2006 graduate of Stepinac and was a member of the basketball program while he was a student. He also was a member of the football and baseball programs. Massaroni was the first Varsity B coach when the school started the new program three years ago. He has worked hard developing the young men of Stepinac both on and off the court. This most recent season the team advanced to the league’s semifinal game.
He completed his undergraduate work at Marist College (2006-2010), earning a bachelor's in sports communication. Massaroni served four years on the Marist College basketball staff.
He served on the men's program for three seasons, including two years under current JMU head coach Matt Brady (2006-08.) He spent his final undergraduate year on the staff of the Marist women's basketball program. In that season, the Red Foxes and head coach Brian Giorgis captured the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference championship and advanced to the NCAA Tournament.
After graduating from Marist, Massaroni joined the Men’s Basketball Staff at James Madison University (2010-2012). He served as a graduate assistant, earning his Master of Science degree in Sports Management in 2012.
During his first year at James Madison, Massaroni was part of a program that had reached the College Basketball Invitational (CBI) postseason tournament. This was the second postseason appearance for James Madison since reaching the NCAA tournament in 1993. While at JMU, Massaroni assisted with in-and-off season workouts, practice planning and game preparation..
Massaroni has also worked for the Brooklyn Nets, Mets and Westchester Knicks in the past few years in many different capacities.
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